Little Tug: Stephen Savage (MFA 1996 Illustration as Visual Essay) wrote and illustrated this endearing kid’s book about a tug boat fighting fatique from pushing and pulling bigger ships in a harbor. Savage is also known as the creator of Where’s Walrus? and for his illustration work for New York Times bestselling picture book, Polar Bear Night. For more information or to purchase Little Tug, visit Roaring Brook Press.
The Reader: Lauren Castillo’s (MFA 2005 Illustration as Visual Essay) pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations perfectly complement Amy Hest’s latest story. The plot involves a young boy who ventures up a snowy hill with his faithful friend with the sole purpose of whiling away the day reading their favorite book together. For more info or to purchase, click here.
Sylvia’s Spinach: Anna Raff (MFA 2009 Illustration as Visual Essay) illustrated this new children’s book written by Katherine Pryor. By focusing on healthy eating, this lighthearted tale follows a young girl as she explores the world of new foods. Watch a trailer for Sylvia’s Spinach below, and for more info or to purchase, visit Readers to Eaters.